8 Ways Physical Inactivity Can Negatively Impact Your Health

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Most people know that physical activity, such as regular exercise, is important for living a healthy lifestyle. Some may not know, however, that physical inactivity is actually considered a risk factor for several illnesses and medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, and cancer. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 23% of adults and over 80% of adolescents do not meet globally-recognized physical activity recommendations.